Pet Sitting and Boarding in San Clemente

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How it works

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Skip the kennel

Sittings take place at your home and boardings take place at your pet caregiver's home.

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Flexible transportation

All pet caregivers offer pick-up and drop-off for boarding services.

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Live updates

Your pet caregiver will send photos and videos throughout the service in addition to a thorough report card.

What is Wag!?

Wag! is the nation's fastest-growing network of pre-screened and insured pet sitters and dog walkers. In less than 15 minutes you can book a nearby dog sitter, daycare provider, or dog walker, who'll take complete care of your loved one - at their place or yours.

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I am an avid walker and a lover of animals. Now that there is a way to easily combine my two loves, I am excited to be associated with Wag! I have owned dogs and cats my entire life and I love taking care of other people's pets. I am asked to sit for my neighbors' pets whenever they go away on vacation. I have excellent references and I am a trustworthy person. My working hours are; Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5pm. Thank you, for choosing me.

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Hello my name is Karen! I live in Coto de Caza and currently own a golden retriever and have two kids. I've taken care of many dogs, ranging from jack russel terriers to german shepards. I am an experienced dog walker and have amplitude knowledge of dogs and their needs. I'm excited to join Wag and walk dogs in the area.

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Specialties

Can run with dogs, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Socialization training, Potty training, Puppy training

Dog Boarding in San Clemente

Named the “Best Place to Adopt a Pet” by the Orange Coast Magazine, the Pet Project Foundation is a humane rescue in partnership with the San Clemente-Dana Point Animal Shelter. A group of concerned citizens who called themselves FOSCA for Friends of San Clemente Animals started the Pet Project Foundation in the early 1980’s. The foundation expanded to partner with Dana Point to accept animals in need of rescue in 1996. 

With 25,000 volunteer hours and donations surmounting to $400,00 for animal care, the Foundation placed 700 animals into loving homes during 2015.  No adoptable animal will ever be euthanized at this shelter. Every animal receives a warm bed, veterinary care, healthy food plus daily socialization and exercise. 

The compassion is extended to animals with special needs who may need unique medical care or ongoing socialization. Prospective pet parents are guided to consider their ability to provide their pet with the time, care, and socialization that will make for a healthy and lasting bond. The quarterly newsletter, Wagging Tails, celebrates loving adoptions with pictures of pets and people happily united, showcases pets needing homes and features volunteers. 

The shelter sponsors fund-raising events such as Santa Paws Pet Photos, Gifts of Love, Barks and Brews, and wine tastings. The Tail of Two Cities Annual Gala Wild West Hoedown! is their largest annual fundraiser. “Yippee-Yowl” up a good time by dressing  in your best western wear to dine and party at the Bella Collina Towne and Golf Club each September.

Upcoming Dog Friendly Events San Clemente

Festival of Whales Street Fair and Whales and Tails Wag-A-Thon

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Admission
FREE!

Month
March

Duration
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Festival of Whales Street Fair and Whales and Tails Wag-A-Thon

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Home of the “Whale Capital of the West”, celebrate the creatures of the Pacific and shores of Dana Point at the Festival of Whales Street Fair and Whales and Tails Wag-A-Thon. The festival extends over two weekends in March and is sponsored by the Pet Project Foundation. This “pawsome” festival has food trucks, face painting, and a photo booth. DJs entertain crowds. There are rides for the kids - who also get to marvel at the "Clifford the Big Red Dog" balloon. Leashed dogs are welcome to attend. It’s not just the whale tales to capture, plenty of happy tails get to waggle and strut in the Festival of Dogs Parade! You and Fido are sure to love it!


Woofstock - People & Paws for State Parks

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Admission
FREE!

Month
October

Duration
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Woofstock - People & Paws for State Parks

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Celebrated for the love of people, pets, oceans, and the natural beauty of the area, Woofstock - People & Paws for our State Parks is an appawtunity for fun. This is a fundraiser for the San Onofre Foundation in partnership with the Pet Project Foundation. The event is held at the San Clemente State Beach Campground. The activities include entertainment, food, and contests. It’s October, so plan to show off costumes for your dog as well as yourself! The San Clemente State Beach Campground also happens to be one of the best dog-friendly parks in southern California. Whether you're only there for the day or  you're camping for the week, the event showcases a lovely park to also visit year-round.


Shop with Your Dog

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Admission
FREE!

Duration
Monday - Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Shop with Your Dog

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Why not go shopping with your pooch? The coastal Outlets at San Clemente have more than 55 stores and eateries. Dogs are welcome to walk outdoors between shops. While you are sniffing out some deals for yourself, your dog can enjoy free treats from Customer Service and the amenities of the pet stations. Located off of I-5, this mall is convenient and rated by locals as beautiful with ample parking. Make sure to check the calendar for special events at the mall that include live Saturday concerts and seasonal activities!


Yappy Hour at the Ritz-Carlton

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Admission
FREE!

Duration
Monthly Dates 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Yappy Hour at the Ritz-Carlton

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Once a month you can bark your calendar for the Yappy Hour at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in nearby Laguna-Nigel! Proceeds from this event go to the Wounded Veterans Initiative of Canine Companions for Independence. This playful party features specialty drinks for all. The pooches get to partake of water in doggy-licious flavors of bacon, chicken, beef, or vegan. Meanwhile, their humans can relax and savor Mutt Lynch Unleashed Chardonnay, Merlot Over and Play Dead, or Chateau d’Og Cabernet Sauvignon. There is barbeque available to feed the fun and cravings of this affair!


Rails to Trails

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Admission
FREE!

Duration
All Day Every Day All Year

Rails to Trails

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The San Clemente Pedestrian Beach Trail hugs the picturesque shoreline of Southern California. The trail parallels the rail from the North Metro and leads pedestrians and their puppers between the rails, beach and cliffs full of natural flora. The trail will lead to a bridge that serves as a boardwalk over sensitive beach habitat. The trail will take you to the Pier Bowl trailhead where there are shops, restaurants, and picnic areas. The trail is groomed but unpaved and narrow in parts. One reviewer described this trail as too perfect to be true! Both human and dog will excite at the sunshine, sights, sounds, and smells of the trains, ocean, and life along the way.


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